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Noun1.Aporocactus - small genus of epiphytic cacti of MexicoAporocactus - small genus of epiphytic cacti of Mexico
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Cactaceae, cactus family, family Cactaceae - constituting the order Opuntiales
Aporocactus flagelliformis, rat's-tail cactus, rattail cactus - commonly cultivated tropical American cactus having slender creeping stems and very large showy crimson flowers that bloom for several days
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An alternative classification, which defined Pseudorhipsalis as a distinct genus but included Aporocactus, Heliocereus, and Nopalxochia in Disocactus (Barthlott, 1991), was adopted by Barthlott and Hunt (1993) and by Anderson (2001).
The few taxonomic revisions of cacti that have been published in the last two decades include Zimmerman (1985) on Coryphantha, Taylor (1985) On Echinocereus and Taylor (1991) on Melocactus, Anderson (1987) on Thelocactus, Taylor and Zappi (1989) on tribe Cereeae, Kimnach (1993) on Disocactus, Leuenberger (1993) on Denmoza, Kattermann (1994) on Eriosyce, Zappi (1994) on Pilosocere us, Barthlott and Taylor (1995) on Rhipsalis, Luthy (1995) on Mammillaria, Lindsay (1996) on Ferocactus, and Nyffeler (1998) on Uebelmannia.
retusa Denmoza rhodacantha Mauseth & Plemons-Rodriguez, 1998 Disocactus ackermannii var.